Can I Catch Hiv Off A Disposable Razor
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Doctor, Mechanical Engineer Developing Disposable Plastic Hypodermic Needles to Prevent Spread of HIV, HepatitisA doctor who works for CDC 's National Immunization Program and a mechanical engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology have received a $60,000 seed grant to develop disposable plastic hypodermic needles for use in developing countries to... Read more »
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University of North Carolina - Chapel HillNone of these scenarios risks HIV transmission. You should break down and buy the bros a pack of disposable razors. Say it is a Memorial Day present. They will love you for it. You can not get HIV from a nacho. No how, no way.DW... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineGood question! I do not let barbers use a straight razor on me unless it is disposable and a one time only blade. The chances are not high, of transmission, but I think it can be a risk. Ask the barber if the razors are disposable. If not, then dont... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIt is important to remember that hepatitis C is not spread by casual contact like kissing, sharing drinking glasses etc. It can be spread by using the razor of someone who has hepatitis C, but I have no suspicion that your mother has hepatitis C... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt is unlikely that you were infected with HIV in the incident you describe, but infection is possible anytime HIV infected blood comes into contact with your bloodstream or mucous membranes. It is understandable that you might be anxious about... Read more »
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Posted by Carrie, 8 RepliesMy boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, then I use the same one and nick myself while... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replieshello.
a few months ago i went to a barber and was nicked with a straight razor (i am not sure if he reused it or if it was disposable) Its a clean shop but im still scared
A few weeks after i got nicked i got a bad cold with stuffy nose and phlem no... Read more »
Posted by john9955, 1 ReplyRecently got tested for HIV (2days ago) by a finger prick and was negative, today I was at a car workshop (my friend works there) and I was accidentally messing with a razor blade and it came in contact for a few seconds with the finger that was... Read more »
Posted by billi302hi friends
i came to know that hiv virus dies in air exposure,and if there is hiv+ some blood on razor blade or tattoo pin,how can then person be effected..and it is considered as the low risk factor???..why.
thanks for ur knowledge sharing.
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